infield out


: a ground ball on which the batter is put out by an infielder

Examples of infield out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Newman singled with one out in the fifth, moving to third on Corbin Carroll’s double to left off a sinker and scoring on Ketel Marte’s infield out. Jim Alexander, Orange County Register, 22 May 2024 The Panthers scored again in the fifth on a walk, sacrifice bunt, an error and an infield out. John Maffei, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Apr. 2024 An error put Madison ahead 2-1 and a wild pitch made it 3-1. Sophia Martinez’s infield out chased home the final run. Terry Monahan, San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 May 2023 Flower Mound scratched out a run without benefit of a hit in the sixth with Landon Weidner’s infield out producing the RBI. Dallas News, 13 May 2022 Who knows what giving away one precious out meant when an infield out and liner to right field followed. San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 June 2022 Catcher Caleb Ricketts brought home two of the runs, with an infield out and single to center field. San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 June 2022 The left-hander got out of the predicament with an infield out. San Diego Union-Tribune, 28 May 2022 Henry Ramos, making his first major-league start, followed with a single to left, moved up on an infield out and scored on Daulton Varsho’s double off left fielder DJ Peters’ glove. Jack Thompson, The Arizona Republic, 9 Sep. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of infield out was in 1926

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“Infield out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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